U.S. Potato Board elects new leadership

03/26/2013 05:54:00 PM
Mary Kastor

U.S. Potato BoardThe U.S. Potato Board grower membership elected new membership during its annual meeting March 14-15 in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Rob Davis, Connell, Wash., is the new chairman. New committee members are:

Domestic marketing

  • Mike Carterm Rosholt, Wis.; Bruce Richardson, Capeville, Va.; and Brett Jensen, Idaho Falls, Idaho (co-chairmen);

Committee Members

  • Ken Burback, Center, Colo.;
  • Molly Connors, Richland, Wash.;
  • Keith Doyen, Mapleton, Maine;
  • Steve Elfering, Idaho Falls;
  • Steve Gangwish, Watertown, S.D.;
  • Jeff Gibson, Burley, Idaho;
  • Carl Hoverson, Larimore, N.D.;
  • Brian Jones, Paul, Idaho;
  • Rick Kantner, Friesland, Wis.;
  • Arnold Mack, Lake Wales, Fla.;
  • Chris Wada, Idaho Falls;
  • Marvin Wollman, Warden, Wash.;

Finance Committee

  • Brian Kirschenmann, Bakersfield, Calif.;

Committee Members:

  • Justin Dagen, Karlstad, Minn.;
  • Chris Olsen, Othello, Wash.;

International marketing

  • Eric Halverson, Grand Forks, N.D.; Marty Myers, Boardman, Ore.; and Ritchey Toevs Aberdeen, Idaho (co-chairmen).

Committee Members:

  • Dan Chin, Klamath Falls, Ore.;
  • Karlene Hardy, Oakley, Idaho;
  • Kurt Holland, Center, Colo.;
  • Stacy Kniveton, Pasco, Wash.;
  • Ron Mach, Antigo, Wis.;
  • Mike Pink, Pasco, Wash.;
  • John Stahl, Ritzville, Wash.;
  • Lynn Wilcox, Rexburg, Idaho;
  • Weston Walker, Tulelake, Calif.;

Industry communications and policy

  • John Meyer, Cohocton, N.Y.; and Chris Slagell, Hydro, Okla. (co-chairmen);

Committee Members:

  • Laura Huddle, Napoleon, Ohio;
  • Keith Labrie, Saint Agatha, Maine;
  • Alan Moir, Woodland, Maine;
  • Wyatt Penfold, Driggs, Idaho;
  • Vernon Thomas, Florenceville, New Brunswick, Canada.



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